anti-Sikh riots

Punjab polls: Ajay Maken in top Congress post irks Amarinder, Akalis

Maken is nephew of Lalit Maken, who was one of the main culprits of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Delhi. 

published on : 8th December 2021

NCM seeks reports from several states on relief steps taken for 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims

Delhi, Jharkhand, Orissa, West Bengal, Bihar, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh have been directed to submit reports to the commission

published on : 30th October 2021

SC asks CBI to verify medical condition of former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar

A bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Hrishikesh Roy issued notice to the CBI on Kumar's plea and asked it to file an affidavit within a week after verifying his medical condition.

published on : 24th August 2021

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Ex-Cong leader Sajjan Kumar moves HC seeking time till January 31 to surrender

Advocate Anil Sharma, representing Kumar, said they need some more time to file an appeal before the Supreme Court challenging the high court's verdict.

published on : 20th December 2018

Anti-Sikh riots were "biggest lynching" incident: Rajnath Singh during debate on no-trust motion

Hitting out at Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's 'Hindu Pakistan' remark, the senior BJP leader said, "Where do they (Congress) want to take the country and what does it want India to become."

published on : 20th July 2018

Congress disowns senior leader Salman Khurshid's 'Muslim blood on hand' remark

Khurshid, while referring to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and the Babri Masjid demolition, said the Congress had blood on its hand, a remark that was quickly disowned by his party.

published on : 24th April 2018

Anti-Sikh riots accused Sajjan Kumar, Jagdish Tytler asked not to sit on main dais at Congress fast against communalism

While a Congress leader said on anonymity that Tytler and Kumar were asked not to sit on the stage, the party's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the BJP was seeking to create a controversy.

published on : 9th April 2018

Anti-Sikh riots: BJP files complaint with cops against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler

BJP national secretary R P Singh met the Additional Police Commissioner, New Delhi, and filed a complaint which was based on purported video clips concerning the Congress leader.

published on : 5th February 2018

Former Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal accuses Rajiv Gandhi of fueling 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday accused former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi of supervising the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

published on : 29th January 2018

Adequate efforts not made to examine witness of 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Supreme Court

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra perused the records and said summon was issued to the main prosecution witness only once during the trial.

published on : 19th January 2018

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi court to resume hearing against Jagdish Tytler

A Delhi Court on Wednesday will continue the hearing in the anti-Sikh riots matter against its prime accused Jagdish Tytler.

published on : 17th January 2018

Getting threats for pursuing 1984 riots case: Key witness to court

According to court sources, Kaur told the court that she saw Congress leader Sajjan Kumar instigate a mob in the national capital's Sultanpuri area in 1984.

published on : 15th January 2018

1984 Anti-Sikh riots: Three-member SIT set up by SC to supervise further probe of 186 cases

Large-scale riots had broken out in Delhi in the aftermath of the assassination of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by two Sikh security guards on the morning of October 31, 1984.

published on : 11th January 2018

New SIT to reopen probe into 186 anti-Sikh riot cases

The SC decided to set up its own three-member SIT to probe 186 cases which were not investigated by the Centre-appointed SIT.

published on : 10th January 2018

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Polygraph test of key witness arms dealer Abhishek Verma postponed by CBI

The Central Bureau of Investigation told Verma that they have postponed his polygraph test as the lie detection machine has broken down.

published on : 24th November 2017
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